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River Mzymta, Sochi
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Mzymta is a river in Western Caucasus, Russia, flowing through Mostovsky District and the city of Sochi (Adlersky City District) of Krasnodar Krai, Russia. Mzymta is the largest river in Russia emptying into the Black Sea. It is long with a watershed of. All the venues of the 2014 Winter Olympics were in the Mzymta Valley.GeographyThe source of the Mzymta is in Lake Verkhny Kardyvach in Western Caucasus, at the height of. The upper course of the river is located within the Caucasus Zapovednik. The Mzymta flows in a narrow valley through Lake Kardyvach and forms several waterfalls, the biggest of which is Izumrudny (Emerald),. Downstream of Lake Kardyvach, the river flows west and enters Sochi National Park. The banks are covered with beech forests and chestnuts, and also ancient Ubykh gardens with wild pear, walnut and chestnut. In Esto-Sadok and Krasnaya Polyana the Mzymta flows through the first urban area, where some of the events of the 2014 Winter Olympics took place. Downstream it turns south. The Mzymta comes through Akhshtyr and Dzykhra gorges, popular tourist attractions. Mzymta enters the Black Sea in Adler, where the rest of the Winter Olympics took place. At the mouth, there is a big talus train, dividing into branches across the floodplains. Mzymta carries out to sea large amounts of silt. Mineral springs are also found in the catchment basin. The river is fed by spring tides and rain freshets.
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  • And such an interesting name. ... the truth is the water in it is very cold Outside you can fish catch. ... and just enjoy nature. ...
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  • This is different, in some places rough, seething sound charms while others slow and sluggish current, as the Creek. The water is always clean.
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  • Decided to refresh the memory of impressions (11 years have passed) and rafting on the Mzymte with the child. Not only that, from a full excursion left exclusively alloy (previously it included visits Krasnaya Polyana, check-in to the waterfall "maiden's tears", visit narzanovogo source), and the length of the reduced alloy. Now this is not an alloy, and skating on a watery Canyon pensioners accompanied by exhaustively trying to create the appearance of an instructor, "complexity" route giving illogical team paddlers (thanks to teams we launched a couple of times and made in shallow water). Where bathing in the River with obtiraniem and zakidyvaniem each other "healing" mud? Where jokes from the instructor? Us more entertained locals, ustraivavšie picnics on the shore. A feeling that the primary objective was to bring us in due time to the barbecue. I liked the scenery (as before), so only troechka.
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